March-31 2017

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Q&A with attorney Ovide Lamontagne

Q&A with attorney Ovide Lamontagne

Public service ‘is a natural extension of how we’re trained as individuals who learn about the law — how it’s enacted and also what it means from a public policy point of view,’ says attorney Ovide Lamontagne.
Options for seniors abound

Options for seniors abound

There’s a wide range of living arrangements available to people looking to downsize
Is your house an asset, or not?

Is your house an asset, or not?

Homeownership can have a dramatic impact on most other financial goals and obligations, particularly retirement

Finding common ground for our kids

Addressing NH’s workforce shortage

Education, training are key to helping people find careers
Saving to start a business

Saving to start a business

There are important steps that every small business owner must take
How to evaluate RFPs

How to evaluate RFPs

Writing and submitting business proposals is a lot of work without a guaranteed outcome
The benefits of mediation

The benefits of mediation

It helps the sides come together, not dig in their heels

The BIA’s legislative wish list

What the organization hopes to see emerge from the session

It’s ratepayers who pay utilities’ property taxes

Inflated local assessments unjustly drive up energy bills
Cartoon for the Week of March 31, 2017

Cartoon for the Week of March 31, 2017

Do we need more energy or more conservation?

Do we need more energy or more conservation?

Carsey report recharges debate over power supply
Hidden Collective's online marketplace

Hidden Collective's online marketplace

New Hampshire-based team highlights 'undiscovered' makers of outdoor goods
National Grid proposes NH-Vt. high-power transmission line

National Grid proposes NH-Vt. high-power transmission line

Project would bring Canadian electricity to New England
PUC rejects Eversource-Hydro-Quebec power deal

PUC rejects Eversource-Hydro-Quebec power deal

Ruling shoots down plan to guarantee 100 megawatts of energy for NH

Gordon MacDonald: a great choice for attorney general

The job demands the best the legal community has to offer

NH Senate OKs $60 million tax credit for business investment

Small Business Jobs Fund Act aimed at boosting ‘growth’ industries
Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire

Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire

Manchester School of Technology's FIRST Robotics team places at Greater Boston competition, NHIRC seeks applicants ... and more
Teleworking tools to help streamline the workday

Teleworking tools to help streamline the workday

These popular business apps keep professionals organized and accessible on-the-go
SNHU partners on ed-tech investment fund

SNHU partners on ed-tech investment fund

$15 million will be doled out to startups focused on education accessibility and affordability
Affordable housing looms large as hospitality industry leaders weigh labor needs

Affordable housing looms large as hospitality industry leaders weigh labor needs

Shortage of lower-cost housing affects workforce pool, executives say
Berlin planners OK high-tech greenhouses

Berlin planners OK high-tech greenhouses

Construction of facilities expected to begin this spring
Senate OKs expansion of lead testing, abatement

Senate OKs expansion of lead testing, abatement

Bill would provide remediation funding to landlords
Broad Street Parkway named NH’s top engineering achievement

Broad Street Parkway named NH’s top engineering achievement

Five firms honored for their work on Nashua project
People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Milestone completes office-warehouse project … and more
Workforce development team named by BIA

Workforce development team named by BIA

Colson, Savage to staff Workforce Accelerator 2025 initiative
Senate gives preliminary OK to spending on job training

Senate gives preliminary OK to spending on job training

But votes down eliminating one-week waiting period for first unemployment check

New Hampshire ranks highest in firearms manufacturing study

Per capita sales of nearly $793 per person is tops in U.S.
BIA to present legislative ‘halftime’ forum

BIA to present legislative ‘halftime’ forum

Croissants and Crossover to feature review of session so far
Mall of NH’s JCPenney store not on chopping block, despite credit rating agency’s prediction

Mall of NH’s JCPenney store not on chopping block, despite credit rating agency’s prediction

All of retail giant’s Granite State outlets are spared from closing
NH Senate OKs, then tables, cross-border health insurance

NH Senate OKs, then tables, cross-border health insurance

Bill would allow sale of out-of-state plans without state-mandated benefits
The accidental owner of Groveton’s industrial park

The accidental owner of Groveton’s industrial park

How Bob Chapman wound up redeveloping the former Wausau Paper mill

NH Senate votes down minimum wage hike

Bill would have raised hourly rate to $12 by September 2018
Tech Tidbits From Across New Hampshire

Tech Tidbits From Across New Hampshire

UNH student helps with emergency management plan for NH National Guard, Live Free & Start to hold women angel investing event ... and more
 A legislative update on the 2018-2019 budget

A legislative update on the 2018-2019 budget

Senate passes bill backed by High Tech Council to attract tech workers
Clean Tech Corner: Meeting energy needs

Clean Tech Corner: Meeting energy needs

Countering alarmists, UNH figures show there is time to explore clean tech options
BAE Systems awarded $8.6 million DARPA contract

BAE Systems awarded $8.6 million DARPA contract

Merrimack office will develop technology to restore electric grid
Hitchiner Manufacturing, Manchester nonprofit launch training program

Hitchiner Manufacturing, Manchester nonprofit launch training program

Unemployed and underemployed high school graduates will learn manufacturing skills
Business incubators seek to restore state funding in next budget

Business incubators seek to restore state funding in next budget

Current appropriation not included in governor’s plan
Single-family home sales remain cool on Seacoast

Single-family home sales remain cool on Seacoast

But condo sales in February rise slightly
People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Southern NH Planning Commission’s Preece to retire, National Demolition Association elects Knightly … and more
Report shines light on New Hampshire’s business tax take

Report shines light on New Hampshire’s business tax take

Tax Foundation study says state collected most corporate income tax per capita
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